- Crown Limited
Crown Limited Type Public (ASX: CWN) Industry Gaming, Tourism Founded 31 May 2007 Headquarters Southbank, Melbourne, Australia Key people James Packer - Executive Chairman
Rowen Craigie - Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Revenue A$2.3 billion 2008-09  Subsidiaries Crown Melbourne Limited, Burswood Limited Website www.crownlimited.com
Crown Limited (ASX: CWN) is one of Australia's largest gaming and entertainment groups. At June 2010, Crown Limited had a market capitalisation of just over A$6 billion and accounted for 27.53% of the S&P/ASX 200 Hotels Restaurants & Leisure Industry Group.
Crown Limited was established in 2007 when Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (PBL) divested its gaming assets to Crown Limited. PBL was renamed to Consolidated Media Holdings, retaining all of the remaining assets.
The group’s core businesses and investments are in the gaming and entertainment sector. Crown wholly owns and operates two of Australia’s leading gaming and entertainment complexes, Crown Entertainment Complex in Melbourne and Burswood Entertainment Complex in Perth.
- Crown Entertainment Complex
- Burswood Entertainment Complex
- Aspinalls United Kingdom casinos (50%)
- Betfair Australasia Pty Ltd: an online betting exchange (50%)
- Gateway Casinos: casino operator in western Canada (50%)
- Fontainebleau Equity Holdings LLC: which owns Fontainebleau Resorts, the developer of casinos and resort properties (19.6%)
- Melco Crown Entertainment (Macau) Limited: a joint venture developing casino/hotel properties on the Cotai Strip in Macau (34%)
Crown holds a preferred instrument in Cannery Casino Resorts and is seeking regulatory approval in the US to have the preferred instrument converted to an equity interest representing 24.5% of the outstanding equity of Cannery Casino Resorts.
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Crown Limited Crown Melco Crown Entertainment (34%) Annual revenue: AUD2.2 billion · Employees: 8,000+ · Stock symbol: ASX: CWN · Website: www.crownlimited.com S&P/ASX 50 companies of Australia
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